MacGregor acquires Deep Water SolutionsCompany News // February 28, 2014
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has acquired privately-owned Deep Water Solutions AS, which specialise in lifting applications utilising electric multi-drive technology.
"Customer requirements for environmentally friendly solutions are increasing in offshore load handling applications, such as subsea cranes, module handling and launch and recovery," said MacGregor. "Having Deep Water Solutions' experts in the MacGregor family we enhance and strengthen our multi-drive (electric) technology know-how."
MacGregor noted that owners and operators "are looking for vessels designed for worldwide service with 'clean design' and Green Passports. Clean Design requires minimum fuel consumption, requires a 'no spill' philosophy and makes electrical multi-drive technology the preferred choice.